Title: Using wireless and mobile technologies in e-healthcare on a wide scale: the issues and challenges to overcome
Authors: Izabella V. Lokshina; Barbara J. Durkin
Addresses: Management, Marketing and Information Systems, SUNY - Oneonta, NY 13820, USA ' Management, Marketing and Information Systems, SUNY - Oneonta, NY 13820, USA
Abstract: With an increasingly mobile society and the worldwide deployment and utilisation of wireless and mobile infrastructure, wireless and mobile network technologies can support many current and emerging e-healthcare applications. However, before wireless and mobile technologies can be used on a wide scale, there are many issues and challenges to be addressed. These include how to effectively manage the complexity of wireless and mobile networks in e-healthcare applications and best utilise the capabilities of diverse wireless and mobile technologies. In this paper, we examine how wireless and mobile technologies can be used in e-healthcare on a wide scale. In addition, we identify a large number of open issues and challenges to overcome and offer concluding remarks.
Keywords: wireless and mobile network technologies; location management system; medical inventory management system; intelligent emergency management system; patient monitoring system; mobile telemedical services; e-healthcare applications.
International Journal of Services, Economics and Management, 2017 Vol.8 No.3, pp.133 - 151
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